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1000 Days of User-Visible Improvements

By dreeves

A version of this article appeared on the Beeminder Blog. This is the rest of the story, about how Beeminder bet $1000 on bettering Beeminder every day, then failed and had to actually cough up the $1000 to a lucky user. But only after making 1000 improvements in 1000 days... »


By dreeves

Nominology is my neologism for the study of naming things. I’m that good at it! Or at least I think I know good names when I see them. To some extent this is obvious. Ideally you want a name that’s unique, evocative, and not unwieldy. But I’d like to break those desiderata down and suggest... »